kernel security issues
On Tue, 25 Jan 2011 11:34 +0000, "Karanbir Singh" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On 01/25/2011 10:24 AM, Dave wrote:
> > after watching the security alerts for the centos kernel I've the
> > impression that altought they are fixed fastly there are more alerts
> > than for the vanilla one of the same version.
> vanilla one for the same version isnt really that actively maintained is
> it ? Also, the EL kernels contain a fair bit of backports which makes
> things a bit more interesting.
Not sure. That's why I'm asking for.
eg 2.6.32 >> 18.104.22.168 (longterm)
are there only improvements but no fixes?
On the other hand EL kernels are as far as I got information from here
adapted to Industry needs. So they have special code added vanilla
kernels don't have.
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